The challenge accrues wider impact on communities, architectural education and practice.
Create green jobs for the youth through sustainable design and circular construction
The Challenge will give the youth real-life work experience for practical application of their knowledge and acquisition of soft skills and values such as communication, critical and whole-systems thinking, problem-solving and responsible citizenship to improve their employability and capacity to create their own green enterprises.
Spur strategic partnerships towards advancing social equity and inclusion through corporate social responsibility
The Challenge will help create a national awareness on social inclusion and the role of design in addressing persisting social disparities. It also amplifies social value in construction by mobilizing donation of materials and funds through Endelevu.Africa platform to support the construction of social facilities.
Create a new circular model built around creativity, innovation and enterprise
The Challenge develop a prototype of construction with recycled and renewable materials and a living laboratory for sustainable architecture - creating first class buildings from second-hand materials.
Improve the health of children and mothers
Investing in Nyonyesha Hubs will contribute to breastfeeding
which will contribute to improved health of lactating mothers and their babies.
Promote decent employment for women
Establishing Nyonyesha Hubs removes constraints to work for
women and girls by reducing unpaid care work and improving workplace childcare for both formal and